Home Plumbing


Unified Water Label sees renewed awareness

Homeowners are ready to ‘make water matter’ after being kept indoors for longer during the pandemic years, says UWLA MD Yvonne Orgill

WRAS urges rethink on dual flush buttons

Toilet manufacturers are being urged to rethink the design of some dual flush buttons following new research released by WRAS (Water Regulations Approval Scheme)

Roman reaches Carbon Neutral status

Shower enclosure manufacturer Roman has announced securing its carbon neutral certification from the Carbon Trust

WRAS highlights uncertainty on compliance

There is a lack of knowledge around who is legally responsible for ensuring installed plumbing products and appliances are compliant with the Water Fitting Regulations or Scottish Byelaws, according to latest research

Act now to future proof hot water systems

Regulations relating to non-condensing water heater replacement could well be changing in the near future. If businesses and organisations are to avoid costly, extended downtime in the months ahead, they need to start planning now, says Andy Green, technical director at Baxi Commercial Solutions

Scalding and burns data shows ongoing risk

Scalding injuries caused by heating appliances, radiators and pipes continue to pose a serious issue for the young and elderly

Net Zero and the contribution of plastic pipes

Caroline Ayres, of BPF Pipes Group, says plastic piping systems are the best environmental choice as the UK sets out to meet its 2050 Net Zero targets

ADEY takes training online

Water treatment manufacturer and magnetic filtration producer ADEY has launched free online training sessions for plumbing and heating installers.

Top tips on preventative maintenance during lockdown

Andy Green, technical director at Baxi Heating, has offered advice on how to protect the heating system through a building lockdown, avoiding the risk of legionella.

RWC continues to operate for essential work

With the steadily increasing incidence of the COVID-19 virus in the UK and beyond, RWC said this week it was “closely monitoring the situation and evaluating the impact it will have on our employees, customers, operations and supply chain”.